Dr. Thomas Tarter, MD

Dr. Thomas Tarter, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Thomas Tarter, MD is an urology specialist in Decatur, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1990 and specializes in urology.

210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1

Decatur, IL 62526

Contact Information

(217) 876-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 96% of peers
Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

47  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • L A Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarter to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tarter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

What a great Dr this person is. I see him so I don't have to Drive to Indianapolis, Riley Hospital to see my kidney Surgeon. Dr Tarter was recommended to me by a group Of Kidney professionals. He's the most compassionate Person. He sits, listens and Supports how stable I've been Over the last...more
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